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Fatal RTC in Burton

Jamie Arrowsmith – Wednesday 13th September 2023 – 5.28pm.

A teenager has died following a road traffic collision between a HGV and a cyclist this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Shobnall Road and Wellington Street in Burton at 8.27am and sent one ambulance, two paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered the cyclist, a teenage male, had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision.

“Sadly, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The lorry driver, a man, was assessed for the effects of shock before being discharged at the scene.”


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